Steve Rowley - Guitar
Steve started to play guitar at age 16 after going to his first concert (The Moody Blues). He started gigging professionally at 18 and eventually spent a couple of years touring the midwest with a rock band. Since moving to Florida, he has played over 600 gigs in a variety of genres (rock, classic rock, oldies, pop hits, funk, R & B, and yes, even disco and a bit of country). Steve joined SOLID BRASS in 2011.
Fred Moore - Vocals
"Funky" Fred started singing and playing bass guitar at a very young age in shows and nightclubs in his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio. Eventually concentrating only on being a vocalist, Fred went on to sing with many groups performing throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Fred has performed with many groups all over south Florida including houseband "Soul Motion" at Pranzo's in Mizner Park and continued engagements with the Blue Martini nightclub circuit. Fred became the "voice" of SOLID BRASS in 2011.
Pete Sarfati - Sax
Pete was born in New York City in the late 60’s. That scene was the backdrop for his major influences in R & B and Jazz; Influences such as Earth Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, Spyro Gyra, and the Jazz Crusaders. Starting out with formal training on trumpet and later moving on to the saxophone, Pete longed to swing with the big names like Dexter Gordon, Grover Washington Jr. and Phil Woods. He’s gigged the range from Gospel to Broadway, and now returns with SOLID BRASS to the sounds of the city which were his first love in music.
Alex Wladimirsky - Trumpet
Alex currently plays lead trumpet for Florida Atlantic University's Marching Owls and was among the elite musicians in West Boca High's Vanguard Band. Alex resides in Boca Raton and he is the SOLID in SOLID BRASS.
Joseph Dandrea - Trombone
Joe has been involved in music for the better part of his life, about 12 years. Started playing in Staten, Island New York. He has performed as the principal Trombone player in the Florida Atlantic University Wind Ensemble, principal Trombone in the FAU Symphony Orchestra, and lead Trombone in the FAU Jazz Band, and Trombone in the FAU Marching Band. He has traveled to Charleston, South Carolina to perform in the Gaillard Center with the FAU Wind Ensemble.This is the first rock band Joe has been a part of, and he loves every second of it!
Jason Buelow - Keyboards
Jason Buelow started his career in Florida in 1990 with the Boca Raton Symphonic Pops Orchestra. He has traveled as a musical director on various cruise ships including the QE2. While on the high seas, he met a friend of Engelbert Humperdinck who introduced him to the musical legend. Jason was hired on the spot as a keyboard player and the following week became Engelbert's musical director, pianist and conductor for 3 years. For the past 13 years, he has been playing and singing on his own as well as with several bands, while conducting and writing music for several singers and entertainers.
Jim Gray - Drums
With almost 50 years of touring the nation, playing drums and singing professionally, Jim provides the back beat and heavy pulse that drives SOLID BRASS!
Max Farnbauch - Bass
Max started playing trombone at age 13, guitar at 15. He played in marching band, concert band and various rock bands in high school. Max attended the Palm Beach Junior College School of Music and Berklee College of Music. He has played with the PBJC Jazz band and the Palm Beach Community Orchestra. Since then, Max has played with various local rock and blues bands. He formed SOLID BRASS in 2011.